Pausing to Praise, & Looking Forward

New years are not just times for new resolutions – they are times to remember the previous year. They act as a sort of temporal ebeneezer for Christians when we pause to thank the Lord for his faithfulness. Here are just a few highlights from the Lord’s work...
Four Myths About Church Planting

Four Myths About Church Planting

Four Myths About Church Planting   The Tennessee Valley Presbytery is in the midst of planting 20 churches in 10 years. We rejoice to see how God has provided resources to multiply churches in this region already that are true to the reformed faith and committed...
Church Planting in Chattanooga’s Southside

Church Planting in Chattanooga’s Southside

Church Planting in Chattanooga’s Southside: An Update from Restoration Southside   Restoration Southside celebrated its first anniversary on April 21st and, according to Pastor Jared Huffman, “things are booming.” Jared Huffman has been a pastor for more than ten...

Why Church Planting: An Interview with Hutch Garmany

Why Church Planting: An Interview with Hutch Garmany   “One of the things you should realize is that before a church plant particularizes, and even before it begins public worship, it is in a very unique season,” says Hutch Garmany, pastor of Grace Community...
Ooltewah: The Challenges of the Church in Suburbia

Ooltewah: The Challenges of the Church in Suburbia

Ooltewah: The Challenges of the Church in Suburbia   “Ooltewah is a place that represents the American suburban story.” Says Benjie Slaton, Lead Pastor at Grace+Peace Church. “Lots of new people are moving to the area because of good elementary schools for their...